Monthly Archives: April 2011

Mac and Cheese (made with shell pasta)

This is the recipe my friends have been requesting since before I even started this blog. This is the one I turn to when I wanna overindulge.  This recipe has a way of making you feel like you just chatted … Continue reading

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Shrimp Spring Rolls for LA CAUSA!

There’s nothing better than lending your time.  I found that out the fun way.  A friend of mine heads the organization “LA CAUSA” and was informing me of all the wonderful things they are doing to redirect the entire community. … Continue reading

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Tasty Turkey Meatloaf

I thought of it as a place of discovery, Negra and Charro’s house.  Both Negra (her real name is Thomasa) and Charro (his real name was Jesus) were close family friends, that treated me as if I were their blood … Continue reading

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Ginger Lime Tea

Ginger lime tea is my GO-TO drink.  I love when there is a fresh pitcher made in my fridge, I know I’m giving my body something good.  In addition to it being refreshingly satisfying, it also serves many health benefits. … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Raisin Almond Cookies

I am a cookie CREATURE. I am the COOKIE fiend. Cookies are THE ONLY thing that make me WEAK in the knees. I’ll eat them, till their all GONE….. and believe you me, it won’t take LONG. COOKIES for PRESIDENT! … Continue reading

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Pine Nut Mushroom Rice

The smell of certain foods take me to other places or times in my life.  I love that.  My wheel of music does the same for me.  Especially songs from my adolescence.  When I need to be inspired I find … Continue reading

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Capirotada (Mexican bread pudding)

As a kid I looked forward to Easter every year.  To me it meant: Confetti eggs, a new Easter dress, a cute little bunny pin on my sweater, yellow ribbons in my hair, and a fancy basket that my mom … Continue reading

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